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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag has occurred near Shizunai in Japan

Earthquake location 41.7648S, 142.2819WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Shizunai in Japan on Monday. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:25:07 / 4:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 142.2819 East, latitude 41.7648 North, depth = 55.56 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/10/19 / 2019-10-07 07:25:07 / October 7, 2019 @ 7:25 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 55.56 km (35 miles). Id of earthquake: us70005rj0. Event ids that are associated: us70005rj0.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 63 km S of Shizunai, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 142.2819° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.7648° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 55.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63km S of Shizunai, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-07 07:25:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-07 08:46:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 234 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.699 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 120 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70005rj0 Id of event.
Event Code 70005rj0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005rj0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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